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Significant Sovereign Immunity Questions Now Answered

By Beth Richardson In a 37-page unanimous opinion, the Fourth Circuit recently answered important questions regarding sovereign immunity in the case of Hutto et al. v. South Carolina Retirement System et al., 773 F.3d 536 (2014). In Hutto, retirees of the state retirement system who returned to work for employers participating in the retirement system […]

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Fourth Circuit expands the scope of Rule 60(a), FRCP

By Bobby Stepp Rule 60(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure provides that “[t]he court may correct a clerical mistake or a mistake arising from oversight whenever one is found in a judgment, order, or other part of the record.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(a). In Sartin v. McNair Law Firm, P.A., 756 F.3d […]

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